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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  06/19/2020             2:00 P. M.                   Notice Posted: 06/19/2020 
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Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference and Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The combined meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

This meeting will be available for viewing on https://www.shreveportla.gov/2357/View-City-Council-Meetings and on the City of Shreveport’s Facebook page (via Facebook Live).

Public comments may be submitted by visiting https://www.shreveportla.gov/FormCenter/City-Council-Forms-30/Citizen-Request-to-Speak-135 to submit a request to speak form and to attach a written comment via the upload button.  Written public comments submitted before 2:00 P.M. on June 23, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM
In accordance with Executive Proclamation JBE 2020-75, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on June 4, 2020, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Shreveport City Council’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.  Pursuant to Section 2 of JBE 2020-75, the City Council of the City of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on June 23, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Number JBE 2020-75, the Shreveport City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 3:00 P.M. will be held via video/telephone conference and in a manner that allows for observation and input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
June 23, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

5.

Awards and Recognitions of Distinguished Guests, Communications of the Mayor relative to city business, and Required Reports

A.

Awards and recognition of distinguished guests by City Council members, not to exceed fifteen minutes

B.

Awards and recognition of distinguished guests by the Mayor, not to exceed fifteen minutes

C.

Communications of the Mayor relative to city business other than awards and recognition of distinguished guests

D.

Reports:

Property Standards Report (Resolution 7 of 2003)
Revenue Collection Plan & Implementation Report (Resolution 114 of 2009)
Surety Bond Forfeitures Report (Resolution 238 of 2010)
Master Plan Committee Report (Resolution 132 of 2012)
Budget to Actual Financial Report (Resolution 183 of 2017) 
6.

Public Hearing: None.

7.

Adding Items to the Agenda, Public Comments, Confirmations and Appointments.

A.

Adding legislation to the agenda (regular meeting only) and public comments on motions to add items to the agenda

B.

Public Comments (In accordance with Section 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure) (Public Comments on any matter of public concern regardless of whether the item is on the agenda.)

C.

Confirmation and Appointments:

Shreveport Implementation and Redevelopment Authority Board Ms. Grady Morrison  
Assistant City Attorney                                        Stephanie N Stephens




8.

Consent Agenda Legislation

A.

To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions: None

 

Ordinances: None.

B.

To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions:


 

Res 73

Authorizing Richard Roberts at 10666 Linwood Avenue to make a connection to the City of Shreveport's water and/or sewer system and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (This property is located near Council District E and is not contiguous to the City limits)
 

Res 74

Authorizing David Willis Ballard and Aimee Elizabeth Ballard at 9984 Wallace Lake Road to make a connection to the City of Shreveport's water and/or sewer system and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (This property is located near Council District E and is not contiguous to the City limits)
 

Ordinances: None

9.

Regular Agenda Legislation

A.

Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading

 

RES 57

Selecting The Times as the Official Journal for the City of Shreveport for the period commencing July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Res 66

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract for water supply and sewerage disposal between the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Pratt Paper, LLC, Pratt Recycling (LA), LLC and BFI Waste Services, LLC and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  Amendment No. 1    2  
 

Res 67

Adopting the System Survey and Compliance Questionnaire required by the Legislative Auditors Office of the State of Louisiana and to provide with respect thereto
 

Res 68

Authorizing the Mayor to accept an in-kind donation worth $16,000 in value from K9s of Valor to the City of Shreveport, Louisiana to be utilized by the Shreveport Police Department and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 69

Employing professionals with respect to the issuance by the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana (the "issuer") of not exceeding fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) of water and sewer refunding bonds, in one or more series, on a taxable or tax-exempt basis, for the purpose of refunding certain indebtedness of the issuer; and otherwise providing with respect thereto 
 

Res 70

Employing professionals with respect to the issuance by the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana (the "issuer") of not exceeding twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) of general obligation refunding bonds, in one or more series, on a taxable or tax-exempt basis, for the purpose of refunding certain indebtedness of the issuer; and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Res 71

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana (the “city”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the issuance of not to exceed thirty-five million dollars ($35,000,000) bond anticipation notes, revenue anticipation note  or certificates of indebtedness, in one or more series on a taxable or tax exempt basis of the city and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Res 72

Selecting The Inquisitor as the Official Journal for the City of Shreveport for the period commencing July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 and otherwise providing with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1.
 

Res 75

Amending portions of Section 1 the Shreveport, Louisiana City Council Rules of Procedure relative to public comments and otherwise providing with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Res 76

Encouraging the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to pass a resolution to halt the acceptance of new annexation applications for a period of twelve (12) months, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)
 

Res 77

Celebrating the life of Mrs. Elvira Helaire-Davis on her 105th birthday, and authorizing the mayor to dedicate the 2900 block of 5th Street in her honor, and to otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/Taylor)
 

Res 78

To request the Shreveport Police Department to examine and improve its departmental policies and procedures, to examine state law, to identify provisions that prevent the department from making needed changes, to provide a report and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
 

Res 79

To create a task force to hold public meetings and hearings regarding police reform and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Taylor)
Documents:
  1. Police Reform.pdf
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to July 14, 2020)

 

Res 80

 Authorizing the Submission of the 2020 Annual Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to July 14, 2020)

 

Ord 72

Amending Chapter 50, Article V of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana Code of Ordinances regarding the effective date of the Smokefree Air Act, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)
 

Ord 73

Zoning: Case No. 20-55-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the north corner of Sprague Street And Christian Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., from R-UC, Urban Core Residential District to D-1-RMU, Downtown Residential Mixed-Use Sub-District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (BFuller)
 

Ord 74

ZONING:  CASE NO. 20-56-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the north corner of Travis Street and Schumpert Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., from R-UC, Urban Core Residential District to D-1-RMU, Downtown Residential Mixed-Use Sub-District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
D.

Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)

 

Ord 50

Amending Section 26-30 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the submission of the annual financial report and to otherwise provide with respect thereto Amendment No. 1(C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 55

An ordinance amending the 2020 Capital Projects Fund budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 56

Amending the 2020 Airport Enterprise Fund budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 57

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Engineering)
 

Ord 58

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Golf Enterprise Fund budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  Amendment No. 1
 

Ord 59

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Public Works Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1 
 

Ord 60

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Metropolitan Planning Commission Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1
 

Ord 61

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 62

Amending the 2020 Water & Sewerage Enterprise Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

Ord 63

Amending Ordinance No. 28 of 2020 which amended the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Capital Projects Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 64

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
Documents:
  1. 2020 Airport-CV.pdf
 

Ord 65

An Ordinance amending the 2020 Street Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  
Documents:
  1. 2020 Street-CV.pdf
 

Ord 66

Amending the 2020 Diversion Program Special Revenue Fund budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  
 

Ord 67

Amending the 2020 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto  
 

Ord 68

Amending the 2020 Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. 2020 RF-CV.pdf
 

Ord 69

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1 
 

Ord 70

Authorizing an encroachment into the City’s public right-of-way located at Garrett Farms Row, as more fully described herein, and to authorize the Mayor, or his designee, to execute an encroachment permit with The Grove at Garrett Farm Homeowner's Association, Inc. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
 

Ord 71

Adding a new Section 42-4 in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to a requirement for businesses to have a digital camera system and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
 

Ord 53

ZONING: CASE NO. 20-46-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the northeast corner of Line Avenue and Montrose Drive from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District to C-UC, Urban Corridor Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 54

ZONING CASE NO. 20-3-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the south side of North Market Street, approximately five hundred and thirty feet southeast of Devereaux Road, from R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District to R-3, Multi-Family District, and C-2, Corridor Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Taylor)
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

Ordinance No. 11 of 2020

Revising Chapter 78 Article IV "Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places -- Construction, Excavations" of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to construction, excavations, and bores in the city public right-of-way, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Tabled/Remanded on Mar 10, 2020)
 

Ordinance No. 161 of 2019

Amending Chapter 10, Article IV, Division 2, Section 10-175 of the Code of Ordinances regarding hours of operation for retail dealer of alcohol – non-downtown zoning districts, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Tabled on January 28, 2020) ( C/Nickelson)  Amendment No. 1A 
 

ORDINANCE NO 162 OF 2019:

An Ordinance to amend Chapter 10, Article II, Division 4, Section 10-82 of the Code of Ordinances regarding sales of alcohol near homes, schools, churches, etc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:

None.
C.

Metropolitan Planning Commission and ZBA Appeals:

MPC Case No. 20-2-SC appeal received from Danielle Massey, President, Twelve Oaks Homeowners’ Association Inc. Appeal Opposition for Hearing   Opposition-1    Petition
D.

Other Appeals

 

SOB Appeals: None.

 

Taxi Appeals: None.

12.

Reports from officers, boards, and committees

13.

Clerk's Report: None

14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: June 23, 2020

Superior Bar & Grill, Inc. et al v. City of Shreveport, et al
Docket No. 609,975-B
1st Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish, Louisiana
16.

Adjournment

 
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James Flurry, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council